★★★★ 693 real customer reviews average rating: 3.9 stars
5 Stars By C. Facteau on 2012-05-09
Great Reinforcing Tool For Kids Who Like Visual Stimulation
As the mother of two boys on the Autism Spectrum, I am constantly trying to reinvent the wheel when it comes to finding reinforcers for good behavior and accomplishments, because my kiddos' likes change with the seasons! Thankfully, they both enjoy watching these awesome bubble tubes, and we've purchased several different types of them over the years. This one is inexpensive, colorful (might be a different color than pictured, so don't buy with your heart set on a picture!), and pleasant to watch. It's also durable, which is a must in a household that frequently sees items fly through the air that have no business being airborne! :)
4 Stars By Emily from CO on 2016-01-25
and they all loved them. At my time of purchase they were ...
I got these as gifts for all the children in my extended family for Christmas, and they all loved them. At my time of purchase they were only $4, and not prime eligible, but considered an add-on item so I still got them in 2 days. 8 kids were surrounded by a bunch of fancy, pricey gifts, but everyone kept making sure no one took their dropper, even though they each had one. It was nice to give them something to calm them down, because a bunch of kids together in one room with the excitement of presents can be... headache inducing. The one thing that I was dissatisfied about upon arrival was that out of all the possible color combinations, I got 5 pink and green, and 3 blue and green. There are more little boys in my family so a couple of them had to receive the pink one, which isn't horrible, but only having 2 colors for 8 different kids made them hard to distinguish, which is why there was a little bit of squabbling over whose was whose. I would have liked to have a lot more variety.
5 Stars By Ashley Mulhern on 2017-08-20
My toddler has a really hard time with keeping calm ...
My toddler has a really hard time with keeping calm when something upsets her.
And will just loose it the whole time we try a timeout.
Which doesn't achieve anything at all...
I hand her this. And she flips it over when she calms down a bit and watches it...
Once it's done she calmly comes and gets me
Seriously blows my mind
4 Stars By mama jay on 2017-01-26
a little smaller than i thought, the colors of the gel are little too light.
5 Stars By Lynn on 2016-06-14
Love this bubbler!
I love this bubbler! I work at a treatment center with children that are very unregulated and this bubbler came in handle as a tool to help them calm down
5 Stars By Kelli on 2015-06-16
It arrived fast & looks great sitting in my office
I work with young children as a psychologist & sometimes kids just need things they can fiddle or play with. I bought this for my new office for that very reason! It arrived fast & looks great sitting in my office. The kids love to at with it & watch the water & the colors!
5 Stars By Jarrod on 2013-11-20
Surprisingly Good Quality- Got two different Colors
This is smaller than I thought but is made of nice thick plastic that doesn't seem like it will ever have a problem with leaks even if your kiddo is tough on it. I got one that has pink and blue liquid and another that has yellow and green for my two boys. The pink and blue one looks better since the colors have more contrast. The one with yellow liquid doesn't show as well since the container is yellow itself. It looks like there is only one color but I know my boys will love these.
5 Stars By Lisa P. on 2016-05-10
My kiddos can be so entertained by this for a ...
My kiddos can be so entertained by this liquid motion bubbler for a long time. We throw it in the bag for church to help keep them calm and quiet. As much as possible anyway :) Even I feel calmer by wabubbler
I always wait until I have used an item for at least five days before reviewing it. I also try to come back and update my reviews as needed if something changes with the product and how I liked it. I hope that you find my review helpful when trying to make a decision whether or not to purchase an item.
Update.. After nine months of use this still works and looks like new.
5 Stars By kimberly strong on 2016-11-08
This product I am so very happy with how it works
This product I am so very happy with how it works. It is just prefect size for my preschooler to hold. I kinda supried how short length of time it takes for the bubbles to travel but to my surprised it's prefect for my little one. Being able to flip it back over lends my child in complete control of how it works and helps distract and calm him. Very sturdy which is good cause my son plays hard with all things. I so recommend this product to anyone with little ones
5 Stars By redlady on 2014-12-10
Perfect and adorable
This takes about three minutes for the color to get from one side to the other. I use it as a time out clock for my 2 and 3 year old kids. I give them the timer, they sit down with it, watching it calms them down if they are in a state, then I take it and talk to them about what they have done.
I love the calming effect and the fact that I can do time out anywhere. All three of them know to sit and watch. It is a perfect amount of time. The last color to go down is yellow, which is a little hard to see, so I often take it from my twin 2 year olds before the yellow is out. They have a slightly shorter time out.
We have dropped it a few times and it is still good.
If anything were to happen to this, we would by an exact duplicate.
4 Stars By Kim_007 on 2016-12-11
Great item but disappointed
Not such a thing as various colors if you buy more than one they will be exactly the same item. Good quality and size as expected.
5 Stars By Diane M Hagerty on 2013-12-16
Great office toy!
I need peaceful, non-challenging, fun toys for the table by my couch for my clients, clients' spouses, or client's children to play with while they wait for me to do their taxes or financial work. Coming to see me is nerve-wracking enough; they need something cute and distracting so it doesn't feel so stressful.
Liquid Motion Bubble Fidget is very peaceful to watch. It appeared round in the photos, but it is actually two flat layers. The pink and blue layers overlap to make purple. It is fun to just watch it drip, or you can shake it, turn it sideways, etc. to watch the effects. It fits in one hand and is very easy to operate. My guess on age-appropriate would be about 4 or 5 and up, as I don't think it should be thrown, dropped, or bitten. Perfect toy for an office. Now if I can just keep it away from my college interns....
5 Stars By mom of many on 2017-03-16
So far this has put up with abuse by my ...
So far this has put up with abuse by my 1 year old and is helpful with all the children as a sit still activity.
5 Stars By Just 2 B Helpful on 2014-12-15
This item is so worth the $6.50 I spent. I could not ask for more for that price. It would be a great relaxation tool for special needs children or children with ADHD, I am sure, or an adult with high blood pressure. Someone commented that they received one that leaked and expected a toy from toy smith???? Confused by that one! A "toy" company can make "toys" for all ages. It's obvious this is not something you are going to give to a one year old to throw around the house. I think people can be overly negative. I will say I was expecting the orange one pictured. I got clear with blue and pink . For my daughter that will work just fine.
4 Stars By sammajo on 2016-03-11
Not exactly what I thought, but not bad!
I got this as a sensory toy for my boys. I was a little disappointed, it was smaller than I imagined it be, however, it was also not pricey, so it would've been good to assume it was small. However, for what it is, it is a good product. For me color didn't matter, however, I also thought it was one of those that had a bunch of bubbles all at ones, this really just has the long droops. My kids like it as apart of their sensory station though, and that's all that really matters to me!
5 Stars By meljoj on 2017-05-15
As expected. Bought for my niece for my own nostalgic purposes, haha!
5 Stars By Michael J. Muller on 2015-03-13
A poor man's lava lamp that you don't have to plug in for it to work
This is an addictive toy that can consume lots of time if you are fascinated by bubbles, shapes, blobs and swirls. Its just a simple little vial filled with different colored viscous oils with different viscosities. Flip it upside down and prepare to be delightfully mesmerized. Its a poor man's entertainment center and despite the fact that you may feel like staring into it and through it ............it is a lot safer than hallucinating .
5 Stars By BFClayton16 on 2016-01-01
Cute, cheap, and more fun then I thought it would be
I bought this as stocking stuffer for my 2 year old and its turn out to be one of the best toys! She loves it in the car, sits quietly and watches the bright pink and blue "bubbles" (she calls them). It also has worked great as a tantrum soother on a few occasions- there is just something special about the flowing colors.
5 Stars By Mommatippy2 on 2015-04-09
Its still cool though. unfortunately it didn't hold her attention for ...
Bought this for my autistic daughter! I found it when searching: autism therapy tools.
I was really hoping to get the blue and pink but I received the green and yellow. Its still cool though. unfortunately it didn't hold her attention for long, not that much does though. My 7 month old son loves it though. get starts to cry I just flip it over and buy a little more time to finish whatever it is I am working on at the time. :)
its rather thin in the middle but neither of my kids have managed to break it yet and they tend to be rather mean to it. :)
5 Stars By db on 2015-05-05
nice gift idea
I love this timer. It is such a useful tool for my work. I use it to distract and teach calming skills to children. It comes in handy several times a week. I bought several of these and gave them out to my coworkers as Christmas presents so they could learn to use them also. Kids get mesmerized at watching the bubbles drop. Holds up to kids hands very well. Over the winter I forgot and left it out in my car overnight when the temperatures dropped to 30 below I thought it was ruined. After thawing, it proved to hold up and work just fine!